Ben Carson Ends Obama-Era Efforts to Reduce Housing SegregationBack to the drawing board after quashing a signature Obama achievement.
In Defense of “Shoaling”Bike snobs hate it. It’s also necessary.
China at the Limits of GrowthAfter years of expanding at breakneck pace, Shanghai and Beijing have stopped—but not on their own.
The History of Amsterdam, as Told by 700,000 Pieces of Garbage
Bikers, Go Ahead and Slap Cars That Come Too CloseIt’s the best thing for both you and drivers. Even if they don’t know it.
It Is Perfectly Fine to Ride Your Bike the Wrong Way Down a One-Way Street
Over the UnderpassHighways have divided and afflicted city neighborhoods for decades. Can they be redeemed?
Redlining Has Taken a Huge Toll on Property Values. But Not Everywhere.
San Francisco: “We Cannot Overstate” Danger of Scooters
How to Make Fair Housing Truly FairPay people to integrate America’s most-segregated neighborhoods.
You Can Learn a Lot About an American City by Who’s Leaving It
Cities Are Trying to Make Housing More Affordable—by Making Some Rents More Pricey
The Hyperloop Pipe DreamCities and states are throwing money at a nonexistent mode of transportation.
The Electric GlideE-bikes are destined for something bigger than replacing regular bicycles.
Uber’s Plan to Rent Electric Bikes Is Good for Uber, Traffic, and You
These Senators Want to Lower Your RentToo bad their plans won’t work.
Of Course Trump Hates BrutalismBuildings like the FBI headquarters are everything Trump is not.
New Report: Uber and Lyft Riders Aren’t Giving Up Their Cars—They’re Giving Up Transit
Give the Curb Your EnthusiasmThe American city is wasting valuable real estate on parked cars.
Elegant Graphs Reduce 25 American Cities to Their Design EssenceAnd show what Boston and Charlotte have in common.
Road to NowhereAmerica has a moving crisis.
Happy Birthday, Citi Bike!You’re an incredible success story. Too bad New York City is squandering it.
Why Was California’s Radical Housing Bill so Unpopular?The legislation could have upended a century of racial housing politics. But it was doomed from the start.
Broom With a ViewRome is dirty and broke. African migrants are cleaning it up.
Why Is Uber Buying an Electric-Bike Company?Because short car trips are costing it a fortune—and riders might be seduced by a bicycle with some extra oomph.
Wow. Look at These Astounding Photos of Abandoned Dockless Vehicles in America.
A Prefabricated TragedyThe collapse of a superbridge in Florida shows how an entire philosophy of building can go wrong.
The Trump Infrastructure Plan Just Might Have One Good Idea for Cities
The New York Times’ Double Diss of Los AngelesIts reporters misunderstand what ails the L.A. Times—and what that has to do with the city’s civic fabric.
In Defense of the Small CityEveryone, including the president, thinks struggling Americans should just move to places like New York. They’re wrong.